OPINION: Why the government must step in and save Australia’s aviation industry
by Michael Kaine
The TWU’s Michael Kaine has penned an urgent message to the government asking them to stop the collapse of Australia’s aviation industry.
WINNER WINNER: Bain Capital triumphs in Virgin Australia bidding war
by Huntley Mitchell
Following a comprehensive sale campaign, Virgin Australia’s administrators have chosen its preferred bidder to put forward to creditors.
Thousands of job losses, up to 100 aircraft grounded: Qantas announces massive post-COVID shake-up
Speculation had begun to swirl that this big announcement from Qantas was about to drop, and now it has – with an almighty thud.
Aviation workers hold rallies across Australia to demand JobKeeper access
The rallies took place as new research revealed that 70 per cent of workers have been stood down, with 40 per cent unable to receive JobKeeper.
Aviation Wrap: Brisbane Airport’s runway completion, Air NZ marks 80 years of flying + MORE
Much unlike passenger planes around the globe right now, this week’s Aviation Wrap is running at full capacity.
Qantas and unions do battle in court over sick leave
With Virgin having hogged the limelight for the last couple of weeks, we thought it was time to update you on what its rival is up to.
Travel industry reacts to Virgin’s move into administration
While it wasn’t necessarily a shock when Virgin Australia announced this morning it had entered into voluntary administration, the move has still prompted a response from various players in Australia’s travel industry.
Queensland government hands Virgin $200m lifeline (but there are strings attached)
by Huntley Mitchell
It’s yet another update on the Virgin Australia saga. Let’s hope for all involved that the airline’s future is sorted out soon.
Qantas under investigation following cleaner’s suspension
Following news that ASIC would investigate Qantas, SafeWork NSW has launched a probe into the suspension of an aircraft cleaner who was employed by the national carrier.
Qantas secures funding, as analyst predicts airline could survive up to 11 months before cash dries up
Here’s a bit of news to enjoy about one of Australia’s airlines that thankfully doesn’t involve staff or capacity cuts.
Union accuses Jetstar of blackmail as ground crew accept enterprise agreement
Jetstar workers have voted to accept an enterprise agreement, ending months of industrial action during peak travel periods.
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